Youth and wellbeing: experiencing bereavement and ill health in marginalised young people's transitions.

@article{MacDonald2013YouthAW,
  title={Youth and wellbeing: experiencing bereavement and ill health in marginalised young people's transitions.},
  author={Robert N. MacDonald and Tracy Shildrick},
  journal={Sociology of health & illness},
  year={2013},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={147-61}
}
Research that explores youth transitions, health, bereavement and wellbeing is rare. Rarer still is research that does this on the basis of long-term, longitudinal, qualitative research with socioeconomically disadvantaged young people. This article draws upon biographical interviews undertaken with 186 young adults in some of England's poorest neighbourhoods (in Teesside, North East England) to examine how experiences of health, wellbeing and bereavement interact with processes of youth… CONTINUE READING